According to meteorologists, the Winter of 2019 will be warmer than usual thanks to the El Nino effect. That means you will see less news about 10 foot or more snow fall dumped on communities around the country. The warmer weather will however bring more rain and flooding in low lying areas will be of concern.
You went out and bought a new shiny TV during the Christmas sales to watch the NFL playoffs. But when you set up the TV you realized that that shiny surface was reflecting everything around you, making it difficult to follow the action. If you put your TV outside on your patio you are probably seeing everything from your grass to your fence and pool on the screen during the day.
Christmas came a couple of weeks later to electronics buffs when the Consumer Electronics Show was held in Las Vegas from January 8 to 11, 2019. This show featured more than 4,500 exhibiting companies, including manufacturers, developers and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content, technology delivery systems and more.
As the weather gets colder you find yourself participating in more indoor activities which include getting together with strangers in close settings. You also get up close with the germs they are carrying. Foreigners traveling to the U.S. bring their germs with them and the news is full of warnings about outbreaks of diseases. People around you are getting sick. You don’t want their germs winding up on your phone, tablet or other device surface. Especially since many of these devices use touch screen technology. So how do you protect yourself?
If you are a farmer, what better time than the dead of winter to think about improving your equipment or to increase your crop yield. That is why the Iowa Power Farming Show taking place in Des Moines in January 29-31, 2019 is a big deal. It is the largest indoor farm show in the United States. Farmers from around the country come to look at all the new equipment and talk about improving yield and lowering cost.